Welcome to Coffee Refined

Our goal is to answer all of your coffee-related questions, to help you make the very best coffee at home.

Whether you love espresso, drip coffee, French press, cold brew, or all of the above like us, we’re here to help.

We review the best coffee equipment like espresso machines, drip coffee makers, grinders, and more.

You can also get an education about coffee itself, including types of coffee, coffee drinks, and instructions for making your favorite espresso drinks at home.

Coffee Refined was started by Caroline, an experienced barista with a passion for talking about and teaching about coffee, we hope you’ll look around, comment, and come back to see us again!

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Can You Put Hot Coffee in the Fridge?

top espresso machines

We all sometimes wake up so late that we have just a little bit of time before heading to work. But no matter what, a cup of coffee is something that most of us can’t start the day without.  So, what if you don’t have time to brew fresh coffee…

Can Coffee Cause Acne? Definitive Answer Here

Enjoying Coffee - Coffee Refined

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the United States. In fact, the average person in our country consumes nearly 2 cups of coffee a day. Similarly, around 50 million people in the United States suffer from acne each year. This makes it the most widespread skin condition…

Gaggia Anima Review: Automatic Espresso Coffee Machine Worth the Price

gaggia anima review - espresso machine

Looking to invest in a super-automatic coffee machine that can do it all, from pulling espresso shots to frothing fluffy milk? Then your search has probably led you to come across the amazing Gaggia Anima. This attractive coffee machine is specially designed for home use, offering a simple operation but…

Best Espresso Machine Under $300 (-ish) — Our Top Picks

espresso at home with good crema

Drinking coffee is one of the most delightful moments of the day. However, our busy lives might not grant us this luxury all the time. Today, I’m going to review the best espresso machine under $300 so you can pick your ideal fit. If you’re looking for a smart way…

Flat White vs. Latte: Which One is Better?

flat white vs latte

Over “1.4 billion cups of coffee” poured on a daily basis. Can you imagine? With this whopping number of coffee lovers, it was inevitable that innovation would meet the coffee industry. We expected to see ways to develop, prepare, and serve coffee to meet every preference. That’s why today and…

Problems with Ninja Coffee Makers: Not Worthy of the Hype?

coffee made by ninja coffee maker

Having a coffee machine is a bliss for any coffee lover. Unfortunately, coffee machines aren’t problem-free and the Ninja coffee makers aren’t an exception. So what are the problems with Ninja coffee makers? You might as well be wondering: “how did people make their coffee in the past?” Coffee is…